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Sports News of Wednesday, 5 June 2019


2019 AFCON: Richard Ofori arrives in Black Stars camp

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Maritzburg United shot-stopper Richard Ofori has arrived at Black Stars training camp in the United Arab Emirates ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

The 25-year-old joins Kotoko's Felix Annan and Lawrence Ati-Zigi of Sochaux in camp to complete the goalkeeping department.

Other players yet to arrive include MLS duo Jonathan Mensah and Ebenezer Ofori, the former is expected to join the rest of the squad today.

Mubarak Wakaso and Afriyie Acquah have also arrived after joining the team on Tuesday for practice.

Coach Kwesi Appiah named a 29-man provisional squad for camping, however, the team will be pruned to 23 for the tournament in Egypt.

The team will engage in two pre-AFCON friendlies before leaving the United Arab Emirates to their Ismailli base in Egypt.

Ghana have been drawn in Group F alongside champions Cameroon, Guinea Bissau and Benin.

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